Sad news coming up suggests that eight prophets have been drowned during a ceremony in Rushinga, Mashonaland Central Provence, Zimbabwe.
The clergymen are said to come from Vadzidzi Vajeso Apostolic sec but unfortunately, they got drowned on Saturday, October 30th, 2021 at Mazowe River.
The tragic incident happened at the Hungumwe River which lies at the confluence of Mazowe Tsvinge at around 2 pm.
The men of God fell into the trance during their annual Passover ceremony but they ended up inside the river and got drowned.
Reports from local media indicate that the prophets were competing to retrieve a ‘holy stick’ in the deep waters of the river during the ritual to select a Baptist.
Timothy Maregere, development coordinator for Mashonaland Central Provence has confirmed that the incident saying their bodies had since been received.
He added that the group of prophets were 10 in numbers but 8 of them got drowned hence two survived.
The deceased are, “Nickson Singano (29), Peter Marera (31), Tendai Marera (28), Alexeio Makombe (26), Tichawana Katiyo (32), Isaac Dokora (21), Lanciot Dokora (34) and Chriswell Kunyengerera”.
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